Around the World: Omega Set to Time the London Olympics

Standing on the field of the Olympic Stadium. photo credit: R.Naas A couple of weeks ago we got an amazing behind-the-scenes tour of the new London Olympic Stadium and Park where, in just 35 days a host of amazing events in the London Summer Olympic Games will begin.  This was a rare and exclusive opportunity…

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Trend Report: Gotta Regatta

It’s almost upon us — the season for sailing, yacht racing and enjoying the great oceans that surround us. This summer a wealth of great regatta races abound – some are even preliminary races for the 34th America’s Cup races that are finally coming back to US waters in 2013. For skippers commanding some of…

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Off the Cuff: Montegrappa NeroUno – Uno Delight!

For the past few weeks, Atimelyperspective has been testing the boldly beautiful Montegrappa NeroUno timepiece, which is sold in a superb set along with matching cufflinks and a chic black resin Montegrappa NeroUno fountain pen.  Montegrappa is known the world over for its fine Italian craftsmanship in writing instruments, with luminaries and dignitaries from around…

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A Moment in Time: Octavio Garcia Brings Audemars Piguet Full Circle

Born and raised in the South Side of Chicago, Octavio Garcia is one of Switzerland’s foremost watch designers today. In fact, the 43-year-old designer holds the position of Chief Artistic Officer at Audemars Piguet, one of the world’s finest privately owned  Swiss luxury watch brands, and has spearheaded the design of the brand’s 40th anniversary…

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A Moment in Time: Diving with an Everyday Guy

Jason Heaton is passionate about diving and has even achieved Rescue Diver Certification. Heaton, who lives in Minneapolis, grew up around Lake Michigan, where there are pristine ship wrecks thanks to the cold water. He has spent years diving in top spots around the world  – in water ranging from Lake Michigan to the Honduras,…

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Weekend Sojourn: Spy Tools — 007 Brings the Best Back in Skyfall

In the soon-to-be-released James Bond movie “Skyfall,” the famed Agent 007 brings his true loves to light again. While the women of the movie, we know, will be spectacular, the stars are the spy tools – the Aston Martin DB5 (which novelist Ian Fleming included in Bond books as far back as Goldfinger and Thunderball),…

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